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Underfloor Heating Westcliff-on-Sea Essex (SS0): An efficient and economical way to warm your home in Westcliff-on-Sea, is to install underfloor heating. It can be employed as an alternative source of warmth in combination with radiators, or can be put in as a whole house system to completely replace radiators and other heating solutions. You can take your pick between electric or warm water systems for your underfloor heating needs.

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No matter which underfloor installation you choose for your house in Westcliff-on-Sea, electric or water, you'll get a uniform level of warming from the floor upward which is effective and efficient. These underfloor systems don't operate at the high temperatures that are a feature of traditional forms of heating, such as radiators, and thus consume less energy. To effectively heat a room a traditional gas boiler and radiator setup will need water temperatures of between 65 and 75°C, which is more than double that of the twenty five to thirty five degrees required by an underfloor heating setup.


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Consistent Heat: With air being heated close to a radiator's surfaces before being spread around a room by convection, cold spots frequently occur. In the case of underfloor systems, the heating pipes or mats are arranged across the entire floor area to provide a consistent and uniform heat which rises upwards from the floor throughout the room.

Lower Running Costs: As these systems have a lower temperature requirement to deliver the same thermal benefits, they're more environmentally friendly and have lower running costs.

Simplicity of Use: Temperature control and energy use are controlled by a digital thermostat, which can be connected to smart phone, in both electric and wet underfloor installations. You'll benefit from 24-hour control of your heating requirements, and you can even pre-programme your heating to suit colder times of the day or adjust automatically as the seasons change.

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Requires Little Maintenance: Electrical underfloor systems require little or no maintenance and should provide years of trouble free use. Water underfloor systems might be in need of occasional checks to make sure that things are all working effectively, however there's no flushing or bleeding of radiators to worry about. Operating water underfloor heating at reduced temperatures also places less load on boilers and alternative methods of heating (ground/air source heat pumps) making them more reliable and giving them a longer service life.

Perfect For Any Room: Hot water radiators take up a surprising amount of space in a room, around 10% on average, which can be made available by installing an underfloor heating system. It does not matter if you have a tiled bathroom, a carpet in your lounge or a wooden kitchen floor; there are variations of underfloor heating to suit your situation. It is even possible to use underfloor heating for outdoor spaces like patios, summer houses or garages.

Healthier Air Quality: With gentle warmth rising from the floor up, underfloor heating creates what is termed, radiant heat, which cuts down on the thermal air currents around a room. This in turn reduces the volume of pollen and dust moving around your home, creating a healthier and better environment.

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The method of underfloor heating which is better for your circumstances hinges on precisely how much work you are prepared to undertake. Electric underfloor heating systems in Westcliff-on-Sea are normally quicker and less complicated to install and design. Electric underfloor systems are also more easily installed into pre-existing structures in Westcliff-on-Sea where retrofitting is necessary. Warm water underfloor systems, by their very design are often a better option in new builds or during remodelling work where the floors are being completely re-laid.


Using electrically heated mats or wires that are linked up to a suitable electricity mains supply and a digital thermostat, an electric underfloor heating system in Westcliff-on-Sea, is quick and simple to fit. Existing houses can have electric underfloor systems retrofitted into individual rooms without any issues at all. It is an ideal sort of heating for loft conversions and spare rooms which don't need to be heated when they are not being used.

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In a time span of around half an hour a system of electric heating mats can be laid. Just spread out and stick the heating mat to the insulating material or sub-floor, have it connected to the power supply by an experienced person, and it's all set to go. Your underfloor heating installer in Westcliff-on-Sea will be happy to offer guidance on which thermal heating mats are most appropriate for your specific flooring finish.

If you've got a smaller or weirdly shaped room where a ready-made mat or pad isn't suitable, loose, free-form wire can be employed for the same effect. This calls for laying a heating element (single cable) in "runs" onto a suitable insulation material on your sub-floor before being covered by the floor covering of your choosing. A skilled electrician will link up the cable to an appropriate electric point or spur, in addition to installing a room based thermostat.

Each individual room of your home in Westcliff-on-Sea can have a standalone electric underfloor heating unit installed, or multiple units could all be connected to a "whole home" system with a central control device. Electric underfloor heating can easily be assimilated with smart homes in Westcliff-on-Sea to provide full wireless remote control of thermostat temperatures and metering information.


Hot water is used in this type of underfloor heating, which can also be called hydronic or wet floor systems by different manufacturers. You can use an existing boiler with these systems, or in new build properties they can be linked to air or ground source heat pumps.

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The floor thickness is significantly increased as water based systems are installed into a thermal screed of the subfloor. Due to this fact, a lot of installers recommend water based systems more for new builds in Westcliff-on-Sea, although for existing homes you can purchase slimmer pipe alternatives which may be suitable. The use of systems is increasing as a strategy for whole house heating in Westcliff-on-Sea. This is largely down to their greater thermal effect, lower running costs and higher efficiency.


A combination of water and electric underfloor heating methods can be used in the creation of a hybrid system. Wet systems are used on cellars and ground floors which have higher heating requirements, while upstairs rooms and loft spaces can be adequately served with electric underfloor heating. The best efficiency for a whole property setup can be precisely adapted to fit any house by using a hybrid system.


Before commencing any underfloor heating installation it's essential that a thermal heat loss survey is completed on your dwelling in Westcliff-on-Sea. The on-site survey will be completed by an architect or experienced heating engineer who'll ascertain the heating requirements and insulation needs of your home. Areas that lose a lot of heat, for instance conservatories, will have larger wattage requirements than that of better insulated, interior living spaces. The size, layout and heating needs of the water pipes or electric mats will be based upon this on-site survey and is an important part of the design procedure.

In most installations insulation panels will need to be inserted beneath the pipes or mats to reduce heat loss through the sub-floor. Using these insulation materials increases system efficiency by lowering the warm-up or heating time by essentially "pushing" the generated heat upwards into your room.

All electrical hook-ups must be completed by a Part P qualified NICEIC electrician, but water pipes and heating mats can be installed by any capable do-it-yourself enthusiast. A competent installation company will provide you with total reassurance in relation to Health and Safety, and it is recommended to use a qualified installer in Westcliff-on-Sea for the extra safety and guarantees that this provides for your new heating system. Even with the overall reliability of underfloor heating systems it's necessary to bear in mind the level of warranty and aftercare support, such as servicing, offered by your installation company in Westcliff-on-Sea.


If you are thinking about installing an underfloor heating system in an older building in Westcliff-on-Sea, you'd be better looking at electric systems. New build homes are more suited to water based systems which are far more easily incorporated into new floorings.

You will save money and obtain a more easily controllable and consistent level of heating with underfloor systems over that of its conventional counterparts.

If you are considering replacing your existing heating system, or simply wish to warm a cool part of your house, underfloor heating is the ideal option.

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